Fundación MAPFRE has been working for years in the Ottoman country
Turkey is a country located on the Anatolian Peninsula in Asia and the Balkan region of Thrace in Europe. This privileged geographical position between two continents has historically made the country a crossroads of cultures, a bridge between East and West. The country, a major regional power, has been a candidate for accession to the European Union since 2005.
The project offers educational support and focuses on the teaching of English as a way for young people to broaden their social circle and to have more job opportunities in the future.
This project will allow 83 young people between 18 and 21 years of age, who have a good academic record but who lack the resources to access higher education, to go to university.
KAÇUV is working on a program to support the families of children with cancer which benefits 2,000 mothers and fathers who need support in understanding their children’s illness and how to cope with it.
The Esenler Institute for Vocational Medicine runs a scholarship program to help students between 15 and 18 years of age with good academic records and few financial resources to continue their studies in a beneficial way.
The Turkish Insurance Institute (TSEV) is running the corporate training program for people with disabilities, which aims to train a total of 20 people with disabilities by providing them with training in insurance and career development in corporate companies.
The Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer has developed a web portal to empower the parents of the young patients
The Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer (KAÇUV), within the support program for families of children with cancer in which it has been working for many years, has developed an internet portal aiming at improving parent’s knowledge and skills regarding the treatment.
Private Anatolian Vocational High School subsidizes the academic expenses of Furkan Sahin, a 17-year-old student who, although he is doing very well in his studies, he does not have sufficient financial resources to cope with the last school year.